Re: [Asrg] Adding a spam button to MUAs

Seth <sethb@panix.com> Thu, 17 December 2009 20:06 UTC

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Subject: Re: [Asrg] Adding a spam button to MUAs
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Paul Russell <prussell@nd.edu> wrote:
> On 12/17/2009 13:04, Ian Eiloart wrote:
>> Anyway, the worst case scenario is that users hit one of the two buttons at 
>> random. In that situation, you simply treat the buttons as equivalent, and 
>> take the same action for each.
> 
> If you're going to do that, why do you need two buttons?

We don't know that it _will_ be the worst case.  To the extent there
are _some_ users who can tell the difference (and the admin can tell
the difference between them and other users), having two buttons gives
better information.

Seth